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Adm. Fell.-Com. at EMMANUEL, May 10, 1779.
[4th] s. of Beeston, of Carshalton Park, Surrey, West Indian merchant [and Sarah, dau. of Abraham Cropp, of Richmond, Surrey.
[B. 1761.] Hon. LL.D., 1833.
Adm. at the Inner Temple, Apr. 28, 1779.
M.P. for Rye, 1789-96; for Midhurst, 1796-1802; for Wendover, 1802-6; for Haslemere, 1806-26.
Joint Secretary to the Treasury, 1791-1801; Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, 1804-6. P.C., 1802.
Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 1805-6. P.C., Ireland, 1805.
Joint Paymaster-General, 1807-17; Paymaster-General, 1817-26.
Created Baron Farnborough, 1826.
A personal friend of George III and George IV, assisting them 'with his taste in the decoration of several of the royal palaces'. F.R.S., 1792; F.S.A., 1812.
'A person of considerable taste and accomplishment, particularly in painting.
He has been called the Vitruvius of the present age.' Built his celebrated house, Bromley Hill Place, Kent.
Married, May 28, 1793, Amelia, eldest dau. of Sir Abraham Hume, Bart.
A Director of Greenwich Hospital, 1799-1829.
A Trustee of the British Museum, 1812-38; an original Trustee of the National Gallery, 1824-28.
Died, s.p., Jan. 17, 1838, at Bromley Hill, when the title became extinct.
Brother of William (1781). (Burke, L.G.; Inns of Court; Return of M.P.'s; D.N.B., which gives '3rd son' and date of adm.
to Emmanuel as 1788.)
|Charles LONG |
Approx. lifespan: 17611859
Fell.-Com. Emmanuel College adm1779:05:10
[4th] s. of Beeston LONG of Carshalton Park, Carshalton, Surrey , West Indian merchant [and Sarah CROPP dau. of Abraham CROPP, of Richmond, Surrey
b. .] 1761
Adm. Inner Temple: 1779:04:28
M.P. for: : Rye [ Sussex ] 1789-96
for Midhurst, [ Sussex ] 1796-1802
for Wendover, [ Buckinghamshire ] 1802-06
for Haslemere, [ Surrey ] 1806-26
Joint Sec. to: : Treasury 1791-1801
Lord Commissioner of: : Treasury 1804-06
Chief Sec. to: :
Lord Lieutenant of: Ireland 1805-06
P.C., Ireland 1805
Joint Paymaster-General: 1807-17
Created Baron Farnborough: 1826
A personal friend of George III and George IV, assisting them "with his taste in the decoration of several of the royal palaces".
"A person of considerable taste and accomplishment, particularly in painting. He has been called the Vitruvius of the present age." Built his celebrated house, Bromley Hill Place, Bromley, Kent
m. 1793:05:28 Amelia HUME eldest dau. of Sir Abraham HUME, Bart.
Director of: : Greenwich Hospital, [ London ] 1799-1829
Trustee of: : British Museum 1812-38
Trustee of: : National Gallery 1824-28
d., s.p. 1838:01:17,at Bromley Hill [ Kent ], when the title became extinct.
brother of William LONG (1781)
(Burke, L.G.; Inns of Court; Return of M.P.'s; D.N.B., which gives "3rd son" and date of Adm. to EMMA as 1788)